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Iridium 37 - Orbit

View from above orbital plane
View from above orbital plane
View from above satellite
View from above satellite

Ground track
Ground track

The orbit data is extracted from the following two-line orbital elements,

1 24968U 97056D   17289.50685479 -.00000008 +00000-0 -98677-5 0  9999
2 24968 086.3926 268.1402 0002228 084.0660 276.0789 14.34216604049717
Epoch (UTC): 16 October 2017 12:09:52
Eccentricity: 0.0002228
inclination: 86.3926°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 268.1402°
argument of perigee: 84.0660°
revolutions per day: 14.34216604
mean anomaly at epoch: 276.0789°
orbit number at epoch: 4971

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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